Volume 87 Issue 14 | pp. 33-35
Issue Date: April 6, 2009

Peptides Promote Health

Derived from food products, these protein fragments could hold cancer, obesity, and other disorders at bay
Department: ACS News, Science & Technology

PEPTIDES ISOLATED from food products could aid in the fight against ailments and diseases ranging from high blood pressure to cancer. That's the take-home message delivered by several speakers at a symposium presented before the Division of Agricultural & Food Chemistry during last month's American Chemical Society national meeting in Salt Lake City.

These bioactive peptides are believed to deliver health benefits beyond the nutritional value of their component amino acids, and research . . .

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